Pear-Honey Sorbet


If you have a blender and a saucepan (oh yes, and a freezer), you have all the equipment you need to make this fruity, sweet sorbet.

Pear-Honey Sorbet
Photo: Justin Coit
Hands On Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
2 1/4 cups


  • 1 pound pears, such as Bartlett, peeled, cored, and sliced (about 2 1/2 cups)

  • 1 cup water

  • ½ cup sugar

  • ¼ cup honey

  • 1 - 2 tablespoon candied ginger, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  1. In a saucepan combine pears, 1 cup water, the sugar, honey, ginger, and lemon juice. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 10 to 15 minutes or until pears are soft and begin to break apart. Remove from heat; let cool. (You will have about 21/4 cups pears and liquid.)

  2. Transfer to a blender; blend until smooth. Freeze in an airtight container overnight or until firm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

237 Calories
61g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 237
% Daily Value *
Sodium 5mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 61g 22%
Total Sugars 52g
Vitamin C 6.3mg 32%
Calcium 16mg 1%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Potassium 161mg 3%
Folate, total 8.5mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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